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$10B Apple plan part of surge in data center construction

Jan 20, 2019 (0) comment , ,

The ever-increasing number of connected devices and the need to store all the resulting data has led to a rise in U.S. data center construction that shows no signs of slowing down.   Apple recently announced that it would invest $10 billion in data centers in the next five years — a move that puts it at […]

4 Tactics You Can Implement to Become an Elite Entrepreneur

Jan 20, 2019 (0) comment , ,

Knowing as much as possible about yourself helps you understand when to push and when you need to take a break. Professional athletes train hard and closely monitor what they put into their body. They have a team and even hire professionals on the side to help them reach peak state within their body and in their […]

Exoskeleton suit allows construction workers to lift 200 lbs

Jan 14, 2019 (0) comment , ,

Brief: Sarcos Robotics recently announced technology advancements to its Guardian XO Max full-body, all-electric, battery-powered industrial exoskeleton robotic system that is capable of allowing a human operator to safely lift and manipulate up to 200 pounds, the company said. A single charge lasts for up to eight hours and battery modules can be “hot swapped” in […]

Modern Materials: Bendable concrete, ‘knitted’ concrete shells and more

Jan 10, 2019 (0) comment ,

As the construction industry continues to innovate and explore how different materials can help build buildings and infrastructure in a more sustainable and efficient manner, here is some of the latest news and what strides researchers are making in the space. Bendable concrete resists cracks First conceptualized in the 1990s, Engineered Cementitious Composites (ECC), or […]

19 Books to Read to Be Successful in 2019

Jan 03, 2019 (0) comment ,

The most successful people in the world have written it all out for you. Reading is essential if you want to be successful in business. It will expose you to new ideas and modes of thinking, and will give you access to diverse knowledge. Whatever form of business you’re in, the knowledge you glean from […]

Bringing the Best Out of You as an Entrepreneur

Jan 03, 2019 (0) comment , ,

As the startup grows beyond the founders, the firm’s culture becomes a direct extension of the entrepreneur’s personality Elizabeth Kim once remarked, “We struggle through 10,000 joys and 10,000 sorrows in our lives”. Perhaps he forgot to add that being an entrepreneur will subject you to an additional 10,000 set of emotions. From a journey […]

26 Leadership Quotes for the Holiday Season

Dec 19, 2018 (0) comment , , ,

The holidays are a time for reflection, for growth, for gratitude, and for renewing our commitment to our goals with fresh vigor. Beyond the consumptive tizzy of presents and pies, and the familiar flurry of family and friends that accompany Chanukah, Christmas, and New Year’s — it is helpful to remember to take some time to be […]

The 6 most striking construction technology innovations of 2018

Dec 19, 2018 (0) comment , ,

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Construction technology is advancing every day, presenting contractors with more tools to meet their long-term growth and efficiency goals. Even if the labor shortage isn’t letting up, AI analytics, drone hardware-software combinations, independently operated robots and other technologies are allowing the industry to do more with less.  As the year comes to a close, we’re […]

Court: General contractor can be cited for subcontractor violations

Dec 19, 2018 (0) comment , ,

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How builder’s risk coverage can protect buildings under construction

Dec 12, 2018 (0) comment , , , ,

What is builder’s risk insurance and what does it cover? Builder’s risk coverage is a special kind of insurance that provides first-party coverage for damage to buildings while they are being constructed. Collapsed shoring, fires, an existing sprinkler line hit during tenant improvements and vandalism are just some examples of incidents that may call builder’s risk policies […]

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